Top 10 Canadian Dermatologists to Follow on Instagram

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Where can you find some of the most influential Canadian dermatologists on the internet? You might be surprised to find them on Instagram. This platform is especially popular in dermatology because of its ability to post before and after photos. Images also provide a glimpse into certain patient conditions that are better understood through visuals.

Continue reading to see our list highlighting the top 10 Canadian dermatologists to follow on Instagram.

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki (@drsandyskotnicki)

Dr. Sandy Skotnicki is a board-certified Dermatologist in Toronto. She’s an allergy expert, founding director of the Bay Dermatology Centre and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. It is no surprise that Dr. Sandy’s 11,000 followers use Instagram to keep up with her life!

Dr. Skotnicki also wrote a bestselling book “Beyond Soap”. It dives into the truth about what you are doing to your skin and how to fix it for a beautiful, healthy glow. It seems like she always has a project in the works and does not plan to slow down anytime soon.

Click her profile to follow ⬅️

Dr. Renée A. Beach (@dermabeach)

When treating medical conditions, patients’ needs and therapeutic comfort are Dr. Renée’s main focus. Located in Toronto, Ontario, she spends her days practicing Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology at DermAtelier on Avenue. Here she offers evidence-based expertise catering to all skin tones and types.

Dr. Renée is also well known for her role as an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Toronto. For an account focused on inclusion, hers is one to follow!

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Dr. Michelle Pratt (@michelleprattmd)

Dr. Michelle is a dermatology resident located at The Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario. A quick scroll through her account will find you invested in what the life of a resident is really like! She documents her travels from Iqaluit, Milan, Nashville and much more. Between her exciting trips around the world, Dr. Michelle always finds the time to come back to Ottawa.

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Dr. Katie Beleznay (@drkatiebeleznay)

As a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the United States, Dr. Katie practices in Vancouver, British Columbia as a Dermatologist and Aesthetic Specialist. She specializes in the latest treatments to repair and rejuvenate the skin. She prides herself on being active in research and staying up-to-date with the most innovative evidence-based treatments. Her before and after photos and videos showing patient procedures are definitely a favourite among her followers!

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Dr. Vincent Richer (@drvincentricher)

Dr. Vincent is a Dermatologist and Clinical Instructor at the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. He prides himself on serving ALL patients as shown in the various emojis in his bio. Currently, he is practicing at Pacific Derm in Vancouver and is motivated by getting optimal outcomes for his medical and cosmetic patients through customized care. Check out his page for some aesthetically pleasing content.

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Dr. Sonya Abdulla (@skindoctorsonya)

As a dermatologist, medical expert and Beauty Ambassador, Dr. Sonya gives her all when it comes to her various roles. She shares a combination of dermatology content as well as her personal life with her followers – something they appreciate her for doing.

Her feed is filled with articles and interviews, including one on the dreaded “maskne”. A side-effect of wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us are dealing with this new challenge. Follow her for some relatable content!

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Dr. Joseph Doumit (@clini.derma)

Dr. Joseph is both a board-certified Dermatologist in Canada and the United States. With dermatology clinics located across Quebec, he remains at the forefront of new discoveries by conducting innovative clinical trials in the field of dermatology. Many of his posts are educational and teach followers skincare tips about the do’s and don’ts when it comes to their skin. Make sure you check out his incredible before and after photos while you browse his profile!

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Dr. Julia Carroll (@drjuliacarroll)

You may recognize Dr. Julia as the face of Canadian dermatology from her many TV appearances. Some of these include The Marilyn Denis Show, ET Canada and The Global Morning Show. She is known for her ethical and natural approach to beauty and many Canadians trust her subtle but effective rejuvenation treatments.

Her busy dermatology practice, Compass Dermatology is not the only thing that keeps her busy. She also works at the University of Toronto Medical School! Learn about the latest in dermatology on her profile.

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Dr. Monica K. Li (@drmonicali)

We couldn’t leave Dr. Monica off of our list of the top 10 dermatologists in Canada! She is a leading Cosmetic and Medical Dermatologist in Vancouver and Surrey, BC. Dr. Monica specializes in the rejuvenation and revitalization of skin for all ages.

Something unique about her is her approach to patient care and cosmetic medicine. Her motto is simple yet advanced – comprehensive, customized and compassionate. Her Instagram takes us through her journey in dermatology that seems to never have a dull moment!

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Dr. Jeff Donovan (@donovanmedical)

Finally, Dr. Jeff is another dual certified Dermatologist in Canada and the United States. His specialty is unique in that he is focused exclusively on the diagnosis and management of challenging hair loss cases in Whistler, BC. This has been a focus from the beginning of his dermatology career and is the main topic you will see featured on his Instagram feed. With many photos and educational posts, you are sure to learn more about hair loss by looking at his profile than you could anywhere else!

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With so much unique content available in the dermatology space on Instagram, nailing down only 10 Canadian dermatologists to feature was nothing short of difficult. To follow along with each of their journeys, make sure to give each person on our list a follow!